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First-Time Find: So You Want To Live in Chestnut Hill?

Chestnut Hill’s fans and defenders take great pains to point out that the neighborhood doesn’t really deserve its reputation as Pennsylvania’s answer to Greenwich, Conn. […]

City Life

Is Chestnut Hill the New East Passyunk?

It’s sometime after 5 on the Friday evening of Memorial Day weekend. That usually means Philly’s restaurants are quiet because everyone’s down the shore. But […]

Margaret Esherick House

A Louis Kahn Icon in Chestnut Hill Wins National Preservation Award

The Margaret Esherick House in Chestnut Hill, one of Louis Kahn’s few residential commissions, has just won a national award for the preservation effort that […]


A Celebration of the Woodwards, The Family That Made Chestnut Hill

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Chestnut Hill’s “town hall,” the Chestnut Hill Community Centre. To mark the occasion, ensure the building lasts another […]


Jawdropper of the Week: Double Feature in Chestnut Hill

It’s not too often that you run across a house with a split personality. A person with that character trait might be sent to a therapist, […]


Barry’s Buns Opens in Chestnut Hill

Have a hankering for a sticky bun? How about one made from 100% natural ingredients, with over six flavor options? Well today, a new family-owned bakery—Barry’s Buns— […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A Brand-New Beauty with a Golf Course View

This Jawdropper of the Week is a stunning new construction situated on the 8th hole of the Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Saint Martin’s golf course in Chestnut […]


Jawdropper of the Week: A Chestnut Hill Classic

This week’s Jawdropper is a Chestnut Hill home that combines elegance without being too over the top. Although it’s clearly a luxurious home, the amenities on […]


El Poquito Has a Design-a-Taco Contest

In honor of Chestnut Hill’s El Poquito turning one, the Mexican restaurant is hosting a taco contest. Customers are invited to create a new taco […]

Be Well Philly

Run and Brunch in Chestnut Hill This Weekend

Consider your running plans made, friends: This Sunday, our pals at Chestnut Hill’s Indigo Schuy and Balance Chestnut Hill are teaming up for a run-and-brunch […]


Spotted in Chestnut Hill: Stone Mansion Basically Inside Pastorius Park

Have you ever gone a-walkin’ or caught a summer concert in Chestnut Hill’s Pastorius Park and thought, wouldn’t it be great to just live here? […]


5 Perfect Fall Shopping Day Trips

Sure, mall shopping is sometimes necessary, but when the leaves are crispy-crunchy and the air smells like it does right now (read: heaven), it’s much more fun […]


Bad News In Chestnut Hill: Heirloom Closes

What with all the Pope excitement and everything else going on around here, this sad news snuck right by us. But last Friday, the crew […]


Chestnut Hill Firehouse Deemed Historic, New One on the Way

The Philadelphia Historical Commission has decided to historically designate Engine 37 at 101 W. Highland Ave. in Chestnut Hill. The implications of the unanimous vote are actually two-fold, reports Jana […]

Things to Do

Treat Your Pooch to the Dog Days of Summer Festival in Chestnut Hill

Our canine companions have shed their winter coats and are so eager to get out; they may just paw down the front door. Take them […]